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  • Getting ready...

    Auction could bring thousands to Grant Saturday By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor After much planning and preparing, the Bullock auto auction is just a few days away. Several community entities have come together to assist the potential thousands of...
  • Cowboy poet to perform at Sept. 11 banquet

    By Jan Rahn, Tribune Staff   An evening of food, information and laughter awaits those who attend the second annual banquet hosted by the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund and the Perkins County Health Services Foundation. Set for Thursday ev...
  • Will work for love of cars

      By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Nolan Draper loves classic cars. He loves looking at them, fixing them up and driving them. When Draper, a farmer from Atwood, Kan., heard about the Bullock auto sale in Grant on Sept. 6, he drove up to take a lo...
  • Memories abound at auction site

    by Tribune Staff The Bullock auto auction this Saturday will bring back a lot of memories for car aficionados, but for Dean Hatch, the memories are more about the Bullock family and downtown building than specific vehicles. Hatch had a tour of the dealers...
  • Rotary shares camaraderie

    The Grant Rotary Club held a barbecue at Pheasant Run Golf Course on Wednesday, Aug. 27 as part of an annual event to get all Rotarians and their families together to share in good food, conversation and renew their interest in Rotary and serving the co...
  • Talking about total wellness

    Hastings Memorial Library librarian Robin Quinn, right, discusses with a group of health-minded individuals the benefits of reading daily and the long-term mental alertness strategies people can do to help deal with conditions such as Alzheimers. Quinn ...
  • Magnificat to host brunch

    Our Lady of the Harvest, Ogallala Magnificat Chapter, will host a Brunch on Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. at the Quality Inn in Ogallala, next to Denny’s, off the I-80 Exit.Patti Mansfield, Charismatic Renewal Leader, author, retreat leader and international speak...
  • Art Society exhibiting

    Members of The Art Society of Ogallala are exhibiting their art the month of September at the Petrified Wood and Art Gallery, 418 East 1st Street, Ogallala.  The gallery is open Monday - Saturday 9-4....
  • Zoo Animals in McCook Sept. 12

    McCook Community College will be a zoo on Friday, Sept. 12, when real animals and animal biofacts will fill Room 213 of McMillen Hall.The class on animal body coverings teaches children how birds, reptiles and mammals’ coverings are perfect for where an...
  • Local agent elected insurance board president

    Joe Bob Atkins, CIC, CPIA, AAI, AIS of Arnold Insurance Agency in Arnold, Grant, and Ogallala, has been elected President of the Board of Directors for the Professional Insurance Agents NE IA Association (PIA) during a meeting of the Board of Directors he...
  • Free concert shines light on human trafficking

    Christian rock band Remedy Drive will be featured in a free concert Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Phillips County Event Center in Holyoke. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the concert beginning at 7 p.m. A free-will offering will be taken at the concert. Jerry Bra...
  • Midwest Musings

    Welcome to Grant By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor For those of you reading this who are from out of the area, state or even country, I want to welcome you all to Grant, Nebraska.This is a wonderful community that I and my family have had the privilege o...
  • From the Pulpit

    The things of God, the things of man By Pastor Ron Krause Matthew 16:23 Jesus said to Peter “…you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of man.” We were told in our Gospel reading this past Sunday that Peter took Jesus ...
  • What's Up?

    Find the ‘Rabbit in the Moon’ By Vernon Whetstone Met an old friend this morning, one of my oldest friends in fact. I couldn’t sleep because of a head cold so I decided to get up. Out our balcony window I saw Orion, the Hunter, hanging high above ...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Fun season in store Larry Pritchett The fall seasons have started! This week the Nebraska high school seasons will get going for the local teams and the 2014 season will be going full tilt. The Huskers opened their volleyball and football seasons and a ...
  • Wallace football team ready for season challenges

    by LaDonna SwedbergContributing Writer As the 2014 football season approaches, there is an anxious anticipation for the glow of Friday night lights along with the sounds of crashing helmets and cheering crowds.           No one is quite as anxiou...
  • Wildcats hungry for more

    by Christy SheetsContributing Writer The Wallace Lady Cats volleyball team enters the 2014 season with conviction under the leadership of Head Coach Elizabeth Strand and her assistant coach Adam Wright.          Student managers Meredith McCoy, H...
  • Serbian native is new extension educator

    By Tim LinscottManaging EditorStrahinja Stepanovic is the new University of Nebraska extension educator in Perkins County.A native of Serbia, Stepanovic will be working in Perkins, Chase and Dundy counties in adult education.An agronomist, Stepanovic is r...
  • FSA Scoop

    Apply for disaster programs soon Teri MossFSA Director We are taking applications for two Livestock Disaster Programs.  The Livestock Forage Program will pay for pasture losses due to drought if you had livestock on grazing acres in Perkins County in 2...
  • FVC returns $1 million in cash patronage refunds to members

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial RepublicanPatrons of Frenchman Valley Coop received $1 million in cash patronage dividends for the fiscal year that ended Jan. 31, 2014. General Manager Doug Ohlson reviewed the coop’s fiscal report during their annual meeti...